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Universidad Domínico-Americana

We are the university of the Instituto Cultural Domínico-Americano (ICDA), established as an Institution of Higher Learning by means of Executive Decree Number 389-01 issued on March 20th, 2001.

Associate’s Degree in Computer Science

Associate’s Degree in Computer Science


We pride on offering one of the most innovative educations available in higher education due to its emphasis on using English as the language of instruction.  In summary, the objectives of the computer science program at the Universidad Domínico-Americana are:

  • To contribute to the development of the country and its business sector by training technicians and professionals in the field of computer science, while providing them with the technological tools required to successfully meet the demands of today’s world
  • To design and implement strategies that create reliable information systems using the most appropriate software to meet the needs of users
  • To instill the highest moral and ethical values in our graduates, such as trustworthiness, honesty and respect for themselves as social beings, as well as respect for the environment and its natural resources
  • To prepare graduates to maximize their effectiveness and efficiency as they practice their vocation in any professional scenario
  •   To instill the spirit of scientific research in our graduates, so as to augment their self learning and incursion into new environments with opportunities to share their newly acquired expertise in modern techniques and tools
  • To develop innovative professionals trained in finding solutions to new and complex challenges that require creativity, imagination and timely responses for implementation
  • To train professionals who are flexible and who can adjust to the demands of a business environment required by a career that is constantly changing and cutting edge
  • To instill a global and multicultural state of mind in our graduates that allows them to adapt, be tolerant and successfully enter business and work environments shared by people with different cultures, ideologies and interests
  • T o train professionals to work in teams to find synergetic solutions to problems where the sum of a team’s work is maximized to improve productivity, taking into account the factors of quality, cost and time
  • To form professionals who understand the importance of punctuality, i.e. the value of delivering products and services on time, and who take responsibility for effectively organizing their priorities in a fair manner
  • To train professionals to develop quality software according to the latest methods of software engineering and standards adopted by the industry
  • Provide students with the latest knowledge in the area of electronic communication, so that they might compete successfully after graduation

Profile of a Graduate with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science

Graduates with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science will possess the following skills, knowledge, and competencies:

  • An intermediate level of English that will permit them to successfully perform in a professional environment of computer science and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to develop and implement software on both desktop and web platforms
  • Written communication skills suitable for reports addressed to any recipient in an organization, regardless of the recipient’s hierarchy within the institution
  • Ability to analyze the information requirements of different users within an institution in order to design efficient software that performs well, has plenty of resources, and is user-friendly and secure
  • Ability to safely install and configure local area networks and/or follow a design to suit the needs of an institution
  • Install and configure operating systems.

Occupational Fields for Graduates with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science

Graduates with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science can hold the following positions:

  • Developer / Junior Analyst
  • IT Assistant
  • Support and Data Networks Assistant
  • Security and Monitoring Assistant Manager
  • Assistant Database Manager

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